June 2017

Aggressive Fruit of the Spirit

By | 2017-06-01T16:13:59+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Many people in the world are aggressive; aggressive for power, glory, wealth… in short selfishness. Yet the teaching of Yeshua seems to point to an opposite character. In His first recorded message, the Sermon on the Mount, Yeshua said, "The meek will inherit the earth" and "Blessed are the merciful" [...]

May 2017

Trouble Ahead

By | 2017-05-18T15:20:13+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

All the prophets describe a time of trouble in the end times. This is called "the time of Jacob's trouble" in Jeremiah 30:7, and the "tribulation" in the gospels (Matthew 24; Mark 13). The second half of the book of Daniel contains a series of prophecies concerning the end times. [...]

April 2017

Jerusalem and Eden One

By | 2017-04-20T15:08:22+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Since John was the last writer of Scriptures, his writings contain a unique view of the whole spectrum of Scriptures from beginning to end.  John often spoke in terms of "beginning to end" (John 1:1; I John 1:1; Revelation 1:8, 17). This "beginning to end" perspective comes to light particularly [...]

Jewish Roots Part III

By | 2017-04-22T18:13:58+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Tags: , , |

In Parts I & II we defined this root that Paul is discussing in Romans 11. You probably noticed that this definition is a combination of 3 of the 4 traditional definitions given in church history (see the end of part 1). But why is not Jesus Himself the root? [...]